Nadje Noordhuis + James Shipp releases debut album, Indigo
For five years, James Shipp and Nadje Noordhuis have regularly perform their celestial duo compositions in intimate venues around New York City. Their innovative blend of electronics with vibraphone and trumpet is showcased on their debut album, Indigo, which was released in Australia at the Wangaratta Jazz Festival and Sydney Womens International Jazz Festival in November 2017. The New York release will be in March 2018.
From Maryland, USA, James Shipp is a vibraphonist, percussionist, and synthesist who has played with Anat Cohen, Kurt Elling, Paquito D’Rivera, and Kate McGarry. He is in the process of releasing an album of original songs, maintains adventurous Brazilian and Irish bands, and makes music in prisons and shelter across NYC for Carnegie Hall.
From Australia, and based in New York for the last 14 years, trumpeter/composer Nadje Noordhuis was a semi-finalist in the 2007 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition and the 2010 National Jazz Awards in Australia (this year she is a competition judge). She plays with the Maria Schneider Orchestra, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, the Anat Cohen Tentet, and leads her own jazz quintet.